Our Vision

To provide a platform to users around the world that puts data control in the hands of it’s users

To collate authentic and genuine users’ professional profiles

To build skills database and help companies map them to job requirements

To build an effective employer- jobseeker relationship


Each day, everyone at SpringRole comes in to work with a true passion for blockchain technology and the potential it offers to unleash solutions to everyday problems. We are artists, innovators, achievers and dreamers, with a one-track mind to fine-tune the products that we build on the blockchain, achieving precision. If you believe that you have it in you to be a part of what we believe is going to be the next revolution, give us a shout-out. We’d love to meet you!

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Kartik Mandaville

With a Masters from the Carnegie Mellon University, Kartik’s vision and a personal goal was to make the world a better connected place built on trust and transparency. This vision led to the inception of SpringRole which is redefining the way people connect, exchange trust and engage in businesses around the world.

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SpringRole Team

David Lewis

Biz Dev & Strategy

Helped Overture create the paid search industry.

Founded an ecommerce business which he sold to Ebates. EManaged and grew Shopzilla's Publisher program.

Prior to the dotcom bubble, he was a Product Manager at STC, now part of Sun Microsystems.

Shivhari Shankar


Product Architect at Guru-G Learning Labs, an ed-tech startup based in Bangalore.

Founded job search aggregator - JobsChacha.com

Software Engineer at Cisco Systems worked on Video Surviellence.

Under-graduation in Computer Science from MIT, Manipal, India.

Vinay Agarwal


Art of Mammoth Media as Technical lead of Wishbone.

Backend Engineer for startups like Urban Remedy and Elle.

Graduated from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India.

Chief Technical Officer of Let Me Know.

Anshaj Goel

Software Developer

Active member and contributor at Stanford Scholar Initiative.

Hands behind SpringRole’s Resume-Parser. Extensively worked on Natural Language Processing using Machine Learning.

Under-graduation in Computer Science from Manipal University, Jaipur, India.

Hank Hwang

Software Architect

Masters from Carnegie Mellon and Undergrad from Duke University.

Serves as Senior Software Engineer at Hulu and built key services for the Hulu live product.

Architect of the audience management system for the cloud DVR feature of Hulu live.

Bhargavi Venkatagiri


Worked for Cable & Wireless(Vodafone), Yodlee, BNP Paribas, Ernst & Young, and Wipro clients.

Well versed in Recruitment strategies, Client interactions, Team handling.

Sivananda Reddy

Finance executive

Worked in the areas of Auditing, Taxation, and Accounting across the industries.

Pursing Chartered Accountancy at The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Vijay Kumar

Frontend Developer

Worked as UI/UX Developer at Floret Media Pvt.Ltd

Graduated from SDA Lowry Memorial College, Bengaluru University.

Mayank Sehgal

Software Engineering Intern

Pursuing final year computer science at MIT Manipal, interested in data science, visual media, and marketing.

Blogger, musician and YouTuber.

George Mammen Jacob

Software Engineering Intern

ML and crypto enthusiast.

Pursuing final semester computers and communication at MIT, Manipal

Mrinal Mathur

Software Engineering Intern

Well-rounded, data-obsessed developer with experience in AI and Deep Learning.

Pursuing last semester computers and communication at MIT, Manipal.

Our Advisors

Mike Jones


Mike is an internet executive, investor and strategic advisor and CEO of Science, Inc. He is Los Angeles’s most active angel investor with more than $2.5B in exits. His exits in 2016 alone included Science portfolio companies HelloSociety (acquired by New York Times), FameBit (acquired by Google) and Dollar Shave Club (acquired by Unilever).

He started his first company in college, and he was previously the CEO of Userplane , Tsavo, PBJ, MySpace, Myspace Japan, and FIM.

Alex Waters


Alex Waters has held roles on the Bitcoin core development open source project and has founded several startups since, including Coin.co, a payments company, Coin Apex, one of the very first digital currency and blockchain research organizations, and most recently Elm Labs, a tech advisory and consultancy to the space.

Rick Marini


Rick is a serial entrepreneur with 20 years of operating and investing experience in the consumer technology space. Rick founded and successfully sold 3 companies (Tickle, BranchOut and Talk.co)

Rick is the Managing Partner of Protocol Ventures. Protocol is the first fund of funds focused on crypto assets. Protocol invests in the top 10 crypto hedge funds to provide investors with diversification across various crypto assets and complimentary fund strategies through a single LP investment.

Jesse Proudman


Jesse Proudman is launching a crypto currency business in Q1’2018. Prior, he was a Distinguished Engineer at IBM focused on Blockchain technology and Crypto Currencies.

He is a lifelong serial entrepreneur who raised more than $22M for Blue Box before the successful exit to IBM and is an active angel investor having invested in more than 30 startups. Jesse serves as a mentor and board member for the Beurk Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington.

Greg Gilman


Greg Gilman, founder of Science Blockchain. He is also a co-founder and general counsel at Science Inc.

He’s the co-founder and executive chairman of RxVantage. Greg has participated in early round investments in dozens of companies including Maker, Klout, Scopely, Dollar Shave Club, and ZipRecruiter.

Greg formerly served as a professor of law and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Law at Pepperdine University School of Law.

Jeremy Cai


Jeremy is the founder and COO of Fountain, a leading mid-market and enterprise hiring automation platform.

Fountain processes over 5,000,000 applications across more than 50 countries.

Participating in Y-Combinator, Jeremy has gone on to raise over $11MM.

He is also a past recipient of the Thiel Fellowship and an angel investor.

Jason Morton


Jason Morton's involvement​ with​ cryptocurrency​ began​ in 2011, and he advises a growing number of companies, decentralized organizations, and investors on the space.

Jason worked for Credit Suisse in Mergers and Acquisitions and Technology Investment Banking, seeded hedge funds and managed a $50M endowment. He advises a global compliance management firm serving asset managers in applied mathematics, statistics, quantitative modeling, and regulatory compliance technology. Jason's academic appointments include tenure in Mathematics and Statistics at Pennsylvania State University and visiting scholar appointments in Computer Science at Harvard University and in Mathematics at Stanford University.

Swaroop Hegde


Swaroop is a serial entrepreneur currently working on a startup in the blockchain space. He also contracts with Evensi, an event discovery platform. Prior to this, Swaroop co-founded an eSports company, Dotaprohub which was acquired by Unikrn.

His company, Atticous, was one of the 10 companies funded by the top B2B accelerator, Tech Wildcatters. He co-founded Racked Hosting, which he ran for over 10 years ago.

Nitin Sharma


Nitin is an experienced US-India tech investor and a leading voice in India's blockchain ecosystem. He has been a founding principal at Lightbox (a $200M VC fund), and is an active angel in 10 startups, as well as a founder of Incrypt, a new blockchain venture.

Earlier, Nitin was a VC in the US at NEA, the world’s largest venture fund, and part of the early management team at EverFi, one of the largest education tech platforms globally. A Wharton graduate, he also serves on the India Advisory Boards for the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

Mingyang Song


Mingyang graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Computer Science. He co-founded SpringRole with Kartik in 2014 and now served as advisor to bridge Chinese crypto community users and investors.

Besides SpringRole, Mingyang is Head (GM) of Global Product Innovation at Meitu (1357.HK). During the time, he built a 25-people team across 4 counties and has deep understanding on the pain points of talent and recruiting industry. He also has much experience in building and growing consumer products in photo, video and social. Mingyang general manages 2 products for Meitu with over 100M downloads and 20M MAU over the world.

Andy Tong


Andy Tong is a serial entrepreneur known for his success as Founder and CEO of top online game portal MMOABC. Andy’s role as Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at SyncFab involves influencing, maintaining, and fostering relationships with strategic partners which led to a very successful token sale with over $15M raised.

In addition, he is an angel investor in biotech, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, eCommerce, education, gaming, hardware, mobile apps, monetization platforms, real estate and virtual currency companies. On his free time, Andy regularly advises and mentors various startup companies.

Andy regularly donates to and sits on the Advisory Board for Senhoa Foundation a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization represented by Coco Rocha that combats human trafficking and exploitation.

Our Investors

Gil Penchina

Partner Ridge Ventures and VP, eBay.

David Siemer

Co-Founder and General Partner at Wavemaker Genesis

Peter McCormack

Founder of WhatBitcoinDid, Crypto Trader, Miner

Jesse Proudman

CEO at Strix Leviathan - Algorithmic Crypto Platform, Sold company to IBM